Learning English – News English Extra – News Words: News jargon

Deutsch: Logo des Fernsehsenders BBC World News.

Here is a listening lesson from the BBC’s classic learning English website on the use of jargon in the news. Both the listening text and the worksheets are downloadable.


Nik’s Daily English Activities: Learning Phrases and Phrasal Verbs

Here’s a way of motivating particularly teenage students and young adults to study phrasal verbs a little more, using two websites. As always, many thanks to Nik Peachey for sharing this activity.



Critical thinking questioning skills « elteachertrainer

One of the skills which as teachers we should be working hard to develop in our students is critical thinking (for a critical thinking lesson plan of mine, click here). In this article, John Hughes (elteachertrainer) explains how to develop questioning skills based on critical thinking in the classroom.




Marisa Constantinides – TEFL Matters – Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning (TESOL Greece 2013)


Here is a link to Marisa Constantinides’s report on her extremely interesting talk ‘Defragmenting foreign language learning’, given at TESOL Greece this year: